Skip Navigation
December 18, 2014 | 26th Kislev 5775

Lauren Hersh, Congregation Beth Shalom/Congregation B'nai Israel, Sacramento, CA

Having grown up "Conservadox," I came to Debbie Friedman's music later in life.

But her music has so enriched my Shabbat worship experience. I find myself humming her melodies long after Orion's belt appears in the sky and the sound of the Havdalah candle is extinguished in the wine, keeping me mindful of Hashem through the week. Like so many others who did not have the privilege of knowing Debbie personally, I still feel as though I've lost a friend.

Comments left on this website are monitored. By posting a comment you are in agreement with Terms & Conditions.
Multimedia Icon Multimedia:  Photos  |  Videos  |  Podcasts  |  Webinars
Bookmark and Share About Us  |  Careers  |  Privacy Policy
Copyright Union for Reform Judaism 2011.  All Rights Reserved